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Spicy Turkey Breasts

Turkey breasts are a rich source of high quality protein. Turn your meat dishes into healthier alternatives with this spicy turkey breast recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy meal, easy recipe, turkey breasts
Prep Time 6 hours
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 4


  • 4 pieces Turkey breasts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In a bowl mix the minced garlic, crushed basil leaves and black pepper. Rub the mixture onto the turkey breasts on each side.
  • In a separate dish, create a marinade with melted butter, lemon juice, soy sauce and brown sugar. Add the seasoned turkey breasts and coat the marinade on each side.
  • Let the marinade rest for about 5 to 6 hours.
  • Put the cooling rack into the baking tray and place the turkey breasts on the cooling rack and move it into the oven.
  • Bake until the turkey skin is golden brown.
  • Serve with a tangy and fruity sauce, such as cranberry sauce.